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Indiana University ‘Business is Global’ is accepting applications for their summer 2015 program. DEADLINE is Tue 7 April. The program is a unique blend of culture, language, and international business learning that offers students an introduction to the myriad of opportunities available in today’s global marketplace. For more information and/or to apply, visit the school’s website. CLICK to view a video of last summer’s session. PROGRAM DATES : July 5-17, 2015.

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DISD The Hub recently featured TAG‘s own Mr. Ben Mackey who was recognized at a reception honoring DISD’s top principals. The article concludes, “See what makes Benjamin Mackey stand out as one of the best.” Be sure to click on the video as well. CLICK to see the article and watch the video. Congratulations, Mr. Mackey!!

Please see the “TAG Yearbook” post below. The deadline for recognition ads has been extended to Wednesday, March 4, 2015!

2015 AARI flyer

Please follow this LINK for more information about this year’s UIL essay contests! The deadlines are fast-approaching.

A message from Ms. Greer, Faculty Adviser for the TAG Yearbook:

The TAG Yearbook is going on sale in February!

How to buy a yearbook: Students can purchase their yearbooks in front of the TAG office before school and during lunch for the entire month of February. For the first week of sales (February 2 – 6), the yearbook will be available for just $25. On February 9, the price increases to $30. Students may pay with cash or with a check made out to “TAG Yearbook.”

Online purchases: Yearbooks will also be available online for $30 HERE. There, you can find the TAG Yearbook under the name “School for the Talented and Gifted” or under the school code of 50630.

Recognition ads: If you’re interested in buying a recognition ad for your student, you can also design and purchase those HERE.  A full-page ad is $50, a half-page ad is $30, and a quarter-page ad is $15. The yearbook also encourages students to buy ads with their friends.

Email pictures: The yearbook is still collecting pictures for several pages. If you have pictures from Flight School, TREK, or the Halloween dress-up day, please email them to

Questions? Email Ms. Greer at

TAG is taking 40+ Juniors on a field trip to visit 3 Oklahoma universities. It will be an overnight trip Feb 19-20 (20th is a holiday for the students). Ms Marberry and the group will leave TAG at approx. 11:00 on Thursday 19 Feb and spend the night in Tulsa. They’ll return after 8p on Friday. Two parent volunteers are needed to chaperone. They must be district/volunteer approved. CLICK to VOLUNTEER

The magnet school application for TAG and all other DISD magnet schools is now available online! Applications will be accepted starting today, January 12, until Friday, January 30. Please submit your application online and then bring in the documentation required to the TAG office before January 30, 2015. We have a computer available here at the TAG office for those who wish to fill out their application in our office. The links are below for all application materials:

Dallas ISD Magnet School Online Application: Click Here

TAG Application Packet: 2014-15 TAG Application Packet (Final)

Come see Austen High, a play written and directed by Michelle Landry, one of our seniors. This is a workshop, ensemble performance based upon the characters of Jane Austen and set in a modern high school. Run time is about 30 minutes. Following the performance, there will be a short talk-back (15 minutes), and afterward you are all invited to stay for Michelle’s thesis presentation!

Tickets are on a pay-what-you-can basis, and there will be concessions as well.

Date: Dec. 6th 2014

Time: Doors open at 7:45 p.m., and the play starts at 8:00 p.m.

Location: Magnolia Lounge,1121 1st Ave, Dallas, TX 75210

Parking is free at the Magnolia Lounge.

Extra Credit Opportunities for these English Classes for TAG Students:

Greer: +5

Templet: +5 Test

Correa: +10 for Lowest Assignment


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Featured Student

Abigail Cartwright

Abigail graduated from TAG Magnet in May of 2014 and was recognized as the AP Texas State Scholar. This prestigious award is given to one male and one female student each year who had the highest average score on the highest number of AP exams taken over their entire high school career in the state of Texas. Abigail passed 20 Advanced Placement exams with an average score of a 4.7 out of 5.0. Abigail graduated in May of 2014 and has gone on to attend Rice University on a full athletic scholarship for Track and Field.

Congratulations Abigail!